Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : koffice (MDVSA-2008:197-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Kees Cook of Ubuntu security found a flaw in how poppler prior to
version 0.6 displayed malformed fonts embedded in PDF files. An
attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause
applications using poppler to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary
code when opened (CVE-2008-1693).

This vulnerability also affected KOffice, so the updated packages have
been patched to correct this issue.

Update :

A file conflicts existed between one of the library packages and the
koffice-devel package which prevented successful upgrades if
koffice-devel was previously installed. This update removes the
conflicting file from koffice-devel.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37294 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-197.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28830

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1693

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